Foundations of Business Law and Legal Environment
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Mayer, Warner, Siedel and Lieberman's Foundations of Business Law and the Legal Environment is an up-to-date textbook with comprehensive coverage of legal and regulatory issues for your introductory Legal Environment or Business Law course. The text is organized to permit instructors to tailor the materials to their particular approach. The authors take special care to engage students by relating law to everyday events with which they are already familiar with their clear, concise and readable style. Business Law and the Legal Environment provides students with context and essential concepts across a broad range of legal issues with which managers and business executives must grapple. The text provides the vocabulary and legal savvy necessary for business people to talk in an educated way to their customers, employees, suppliers, government officials — and to their own lawyers. Chapter 1: Introduction to Law and Legal Systems. Chapter 2: Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics. Chapter 3: Courts and the Legal Process. Chapter 4: Constitutional Law and US Commerce. Chapter 5: Administrative Law. Chapter 6: Criminal Law. Chapter 7: Introduction to Tort Law. Chapter 8: Introduction to Contract Law. Chapter 9: The Agreement. Chapter 10: Real Assent. Chapter 11: Consideration. Chapter 12: Legality. Chapter 13: Form and Meaning. Chapter 14: Third-Party Rights. Chapter 15: Discharge of Obligations. Chapter 16: Remedies. Chapter 17: Products Liability. Chapter 18: Relationships between Principal and Agent. Chapter 19: Liability of Principal and AgentTermination of Agency. Chapter 20: Partnerships: General Characteristics and Formation. Chapter 21: Partnership Operation and Termination. Chapter 22: Hybrid Business Forms. Chapter 23: Corporation: General Characteristics and Formation. Chapter 24: Legal Aspects of Corporate Finance. Chapter 25: Corporate Powers and Management. Chapter 26: Securities Regulation. Chapter 27: Corporate Expansion, State and Federal Regulation of Foreign Corporations, and Corporate Dissolution. Chapter 28: Antitrust Law. Chapter 29: Unfair Trade Practices and the Federal Trade Commission. Chapter 30: Employment Law. Chapter 31: Labor-Management Relations. Chapter 32: International Law.
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